by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 11:54 am | Comments (10)
The leaders of the Board of Alders Black and Hispanic Caucus called on the city’s employers to “open the pipeline” and hire local people.
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 9:54 am | Comments (4)
With the bang of the gavel, West River Alder Tyisha Walker stepped into history as the first woman to lead the Board of Alders as president.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 20, 2015 11:00 am | Comments (5)
Dozens of Wooster Square neighbors gathered in Lenzi Park Sunday afternoon—drawn in by a chilly spring breeze, and an announcement.
by Paul Bass | Apr 14, 2015 4:12 pm | Comments (26)
Mayor Toni Harp has turned to a seasoned labor political hand to run her reelection campaign, as two familiar faces from the Newhallville neighborhood took initial steps up to oppose her.
by Paul Bass | Apr 9, 2015 11:15 am | Comments (6)
New Haven’s Jorge Perez sailed to approval Wednesday as Connecticut’s new banking commissioner.
by Staff | Apr 6, 2015 2:51 pm | Comments (38)
Yes, the current tumult over policing and community in America does involve race.
by Paul Bass | Mar 20, 2015 5:11 pm | Comments (26)
Without any rallies or public announcement, Mayor Toni Harp has formally launched her reelection campaign.
Harp (pictured), the city’s first female mayor, has filed papers in the City Clerk’s office to form a campaign committee and scheduled a fundraiser.
by Paul Bass | Mar 20, 2015 2:06 pm | Comments (4)
No friends spoke at former Mayor John C. Daniels’ funeral. Few personal stories were told from the pulpit, no resolutions read. Only one politician spoke—minutes before the formal funeral began.
Daniels wanted it that way.
by Staff | Mar 17, 2015 11:49 am | Comments (2)
The New Haven Board of Alders “expressed” its “deep regret” Monday night over the passing of New Haven’s first black mayor, John C. Daniels.
by Paul Bass | Mar 15, 2015 10:53 am | Comments (3)
John C. Daniels, who served as New Haven’s first black mayor and brought community policing to the city, died Friday after a long illness. He was 78.